OK Comp Rate Changes
Oklahoma City, OK (WorkersCompensation.com) - Due to an increase in the State’s Average Weekly Wage (SAWW) reported by the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission, the maximum compensation benefit rate for work-related injury and illness occurring during the period beginning November 1, 2012 and ending October 31, 2013 has changed to $771 per week for Temporary Total Disability (TTD), Permanent Total Disability (PTD), and Death. 85 O.S., 332(A) (temporary total disability), 85 O.S., §336(A) (permanent total disability) and 85 O.S., §337(D) (death).
The maximum compensation benefit rate for work-related injury and illness occurring during the period beginning August 27, 2010 and ending August 26, 2015, remains at $323 for Permanent Partial Disability (PPD)/Permanent Partial Impairment (PPI). 85 O.S., §333(F).
Please visit the Court’s website at http://www.owcc.state.ok.us/charts_rules.htm for a revised death benefits chart, or contact the Court’s Counselor (Ombudsman) Department for more information.